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FUFA Women’s Cup: Holders UCU Lady Cardinals face Kawempe Muslim in Round of 32

FUFA Women’s Cup 2019 Round of 32 draws

FUFA House Mengo

The draws for the 3rd edition of  the FUFA Women’s Cup round of 32 were held at FUFA House on Wednesday morning.

The draws were guided by FUFA Licensing Manager Ivan Bayige Kintu who gave every club representative present a chance to get involved in the process by picking teams from the pool. Former Uganda Cranes International Paul Ssali also took part in the process.

FUFA Women’s Cup holders UCU Lady Cardinals and FUFA Women Elite League champions Kawempe Muslim Women Club were drawn and will face off in the round of 32. The fixture was confirmed after Crested Cranes captain  and Kawempe Muslim star player Tracy Jones Akiror picked the two teams from the pool. Akiror also helped in picking from the main pool two other fixtures.

Kawempe Muslim player Tracy Jones Akiror taking part in the Women Cup draws at FUFA House

Akiror while representing Kawempe Muslim at the draws anticipated an entertaining encounter between the two rivals.

We expect to have an entertaining encounter in Mukono. We are not afraid of our opponents and we shall do whatever it takes to qualify for the next round’ said Akiror.

UCU Lady Cardinals, CEO Kakaire Derrick Samuel  said;

‘It’s not going to be an easy game. It’s a game that will build confidence in our players and show what they are capable of.  It is a knockout competition, therefore, we have to use the only opportunity of eliminating our rivals to defend the  Cup’

UCU Lady Cardinals CEO Kakaire Derrick during the FUFA Women’s Cup draws

UCU Lady Cardinals defeated She Corporates in the 2nd edition final 2-0 last season in Sheema District to win their .

In the other big matches, FUFA Elite league rivals Kampala Queens and Isra Soccer Academy will play each other for the third time this season, She Corporates host Ajax Queens while Mutesa I Royal University was drawn with Lango Queens.

1st edition winners Olila Women team will play host to Amuria High School in Soroti.

Full Fixtures

Bunyaruguru Girls Vs Western Utd

Kumi Univ Vs Echos High Sch

Kamodi HS Vs Sagich Royal

Olila High Sch Vs Amuria HS

Tooro Queens Vs Dynamic Jjeza

Divine Hope SS Vs Mwandha Foundation

Kawempe Junior WFC Vs Highland SSS

Makerere University Vs Town view SS

Uganda Martyrs Vs Watoto WFC

Wakiso Hills Vs Lady Doves WFC

Asubo Gafford Ladies Vs Luwero WFC

Riness SS Vs Divine Girls SS



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